40043-013: Regional Power Transmission Interconnection Project (AFG/TAJ)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will interconnect the power grids in Afghanistan and Tajikistan. The Project's scope will cover the construction of a 220 kilovolt (kV) double-circuit transmission line that will link the hydropower stations located on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan to the border town of Sherkan Bandar; then to Kunduz, Baglan, and Pul-e-Khumri in Afghanistan. This line will be ultimately linked to Afghanistan s major electricity demand centre, Kabul, through the Afghan 220 kV corridor currently ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 40043-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2304
Loan No. 2303
TA No. 4908
Grant No. 0230
TA No. 4909
Loan No. 8230
Approval Date 19 Dec 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 71,200
Geographical Location Vakhsh River to Sherkan Bandar,Pul-e-Khumri,Baghlan,South Tajikistan and North Afghanistan,Kunduz,Kabul
Sector Energy
Subsector Electricity transmission and distribution
Large hydropower generation
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C


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